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Add 10/4 and 45/8

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 5 5/8

10/4 + 45/8 is 65/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    10/4 = 10 × 2/4 × 2 = 20/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    45/8 = 45 × 1/8 × 1 = 45/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/8 + 45/8 = 20 + 45/8 = 65/8
  5. So, 10/4 + 45/8 = 65/8
    In mixed form: 81/8

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